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David Reynolds Workshop

Botanical Art Workshop with David Reynolds, 3 day retreat

  In this three day workshop you will learn techniques used to achieve beautiful botanical renderings in graphite and watercolour. Enjoy an ...

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Flora 2016: The Art and Science of the Plant

The BASA Exhibition,  Flora:The Art and Science of the Plant,  will open on July 26. Entries have now closed. There are ...

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Beverly Allen – Art Classes

A four day botanical painting workshop for artists with some experience. With colour we will explore the light and shade, ...

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Plants with personality - a workshop in composition with Angela Lober

This course will focus on bringing your painting to life, by refining your skills in composition. Tuition will include some ...

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Find your Inner Flockton Scientific Botanical Illustration Master Class

In response to the popularity of the Margaret Flockton Award and the amazing work it attracts, Lesley Elkan and Catherine ...

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Kate Nolan - Eucalyptus goniocalyx (juvenile leaf)

The Art of Botanical Illustration: A new direction

Entry for selection now open, and closes on 26th August 2016, exhibitors must be financial members of the Royal Botanic ...

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Painting Small Birds with Kerriann Indorato

Have you ever wanted to include a bird in your botanical paintings or simply capture the beauty of that bird ...

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For the Love of Plants: Exhibition and Workshops to be held at Bowral District Art Society Gallery

This special event, comprising an exhibition and workshops with leading tutors, is being organised to celebrate botanic art. Artists are invited ...

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The Florilegium; A unique publication to celebrate 200 years of history

A unique publication to celebrate 200 years of history The Florilegium The Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney Celebrating 200 years A beautiful, 224 page ...

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BASA Annual General Meeting

All members welcome, come and meet your committee, take the opportunity to become involved, and see the Flora exhibition at the nearby Palm House Botanical gardens

NOTICE OF THE SEVENTEENTH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Notice is hereby given of the seventeenth Annual General Meeting of the members of the Botanical Art Society of Australia to be held on Friday 5 August from 11am to 2pm at Customs House Library, 2nd floor meeting room, 31 Alfred Street, Circular Quay, Sydney.

Guest Speakers: Catherine Wardrop and Lesley Elkan Scientific Illustrators for Royal Botanic Garden and Domain Trust 200 years of Botanical Illustration in the RBGS

Nominations for the committee are very welcome.

A light lunch will be provided after the meeting allowing time for chatting with other artists. Bookings are essential for the sandwich order. RSVP to Sandra I’Anson, contact details below.

If you wish any further information please contact Sandra I’Anson 0414 416 193 or via email to president@botanicalartsocietyaustralia.com or dralie@bigpond.net.au.

Future BASA Exhibitions

Flora: The Art and Science of the Plant
26 July – 7 August 2016 at the Palm House, Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney
For a preview of some of the exhibits click here

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show
29 March – 2 April 2017 at the Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne

Calendar of Botanical Art Events

Jul 26 – Aug 7 all-day
Flora 2016: The Art and Science of the Plant @ Palm House  | Sydney | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
The BASA Exhibition,  Flora:The Art and Science of the Plant,  will open on July 26. Entries have now closed. There are 61 BASA members exhibiting 123 framed works as well as 81 high quality prints[...]
Jul 26 – Jul 27 all-day
Plants with personality - a workshop in composition with Angela Lober @ Joseph Maiden Theatre | Sydney | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
This course will focus on bringing your painting to life, by refining your skills in composition. Tuition will include some theory as well as practical tips and individual advice. This class is for students who[...]
Jul 30 – Jul 31 all-day
12:00 am
Focus will be on the beautiful ease of watercolour. Along with techniques in using watercolour to create the desired effects. Classes begin at 10am, although you can arrive as early as 9.00 to set up.[...]
Hunter Region Botanical Gardens Botanical Art Prize 2016: open to all Botanical Artists @ The Gardens Gallery, | Heatherbrae | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
  The competition is open to amateur and professional botanic illustrators Entries are to be delivered, posted or couriered to the Hunter Region Botanic Gardens Heatherbrae NSW 2324 by Friday 29th July 2016. One (1) entry[...]
12:00 am
painting holiday in September 2016 for more info visit http:// www.belindabiggs.com
12:00 am
Painting on beautiful Norfolk Island with Belinda Biggs. For more information contact Kelly at the Norfolk Island Travel Centre
Oct 15 – Oct 30 all-day
The Art of Botanical Illustration: A new direction @ Domain House Gallery | Melbourne | Victoria | Australia
12:00 am
Entry for selection now open, and closes on 26th August 2016, exhibitors must be financial members of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne prior to entry for selection The scope for 2016 will include works that[...]
Botanical Art Workshop with David Reynolds, 3 day retreat @ University of Melbourne Dookie Campus
Oct 22 – Oct 24 all-day
Botanical Art Workshop with David Reynolds, 3 day retreat @ University of Melbourne Dookie Campus | Victoria | Texas | United States
12:00 am
  In this three day workshop you will learn techniques used to achieve beautiful botanical renderings in graphite and watercolour. Enjoy an art retreat including full tuition with catering and accommodation available in an idyllic[...]
12:00 am
This special event, comprising an exhibition and workshops with leading tutors, is being organised to celebrate botanic art. Artists are invited to submit works to the exhibition and at the same time come and join[...]
Nov 8 all-day
Painting Small Birds  with Kerriann Indorato @ Joseph Maiden Theatre, | Sydney | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
Have you ever wanted to include a bird in your botanical paintings or simply capture the beauty of that bird in your garden and didn’t know where to begin? This one day course will give[...]
Beverly Allen – Art Classes @ Joseph Maiden Theatre,
Nov 10 – Nov 15 all-day
Beverly Allen – Art  Classes @ Joseph Maiden Theatre,  | Sydney | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
A four day botanical painting workshop for artists with some experience. With colour we will explore the light and shade, tone and form necessary to create a three dimensional illusion on paper. We’ll analyse the[...]
Nov 24 – Nov 25 all-day
12:00 am
In response to the popularity of the Margaret Flockton Award and the amazing work it attracts, Lesley Elkan and Catherine Wardrop, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust illustrators, will be conducting a two-day workshop in[...]